The recent tirade by the Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Tambuwal, against President Muhammadu Buhari has been described as unfortunate, ill-conceived and a total assault on our cultural values.
Tambuwal had said President Buhari was not fit to rule but had been using a cabal for that purpose.
Reacting to the comments, the Buhari Media Organisation warned that the Sokoto State Governor is on a road to perdition just like Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State in 2015, adding that this infamous style of politics belonged in the past.
In a statement signed by the Chairman, Niyi Akinsiju, and Secretary, Cassidy Madueke, the BMO said: “It is necessary to remind Tambuwal that it is not African tradition for young people to insult their elders and such negative attitude usually has its consequences. We also advise Governor Tambuwal to draw a lesson from what happened to Ayo Fayose in the last Ekiti governorship election, as he was roundly rejected by the electorate due to his non-performance and unguarded utterances.
“We also want to assure Tambuwal that his case will not be different from that of Ayo Fayose, as he will not only be rejected as the next governor of Sokoto state, but his presidential ambition will remain a pipe-dream as he has not only denied his people development but has wasted the scarce resources he ordinarily should have used to render service to the good people of Sokoto state. Definitely Tambuwal will go into political oblivion in 2019 as he is already running against the tide.”
The group also reminded Governor Tambuwal that President Buhari’s integrity and track record are clear for everyone to se, and this is the reason for their continued support for him and those he supports in elections.
It said: “This support was also manifested in the recent by-elections in Bauchi, Kogi, and Katsina states where the All Progressives Congress trounced all their opponents including Tambuwal’s PDP and there is no doubt that he will win the next presidential election with a landslide.”